Wednesday, March 22, 2017

AFT Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay

This is the sixth category of the 10th Annual AFT Film Awards to be announced. The AFT Awards are my own personal choices for the best in film of each year and the best in television of each season. The AFT Film Awards include the traditional Oscar categories and a number of additional specific honors. Nominees are pictured in the order I’ve ranked them. Click here to see previous years of this category.

Honorable mentions (in alphabetical order):

Hidden Figures
The Family Fang

The winner:
Julieta (Pedro Almodovar) was a layered, involving story with a fantastic central character and supporting players, thoroughly prepared on paper before being brought to life by terrific performers.

Other nominees:
Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Taika Waititi and Te Arapa Kahi)
Elle (David Birke)
Fences (August Wilson)
Moonlight (Barry Jenkins)

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